Approx Cost:
Potential field trips $180.00, Textbook $25.00
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Level 1 literacy.

Course Outline:

Exploring how people and the environment interact.  Some of the topics we will cover in the course:

  • Global study – Malaria pattern in the world.
  • Research – we will study vegetation zonation in an alpine environment.
  • The Natural Environment – we study the South Island High Country and a potential trip to see it in action.
  • Contemporary Issue – we look at DOC’s use of 1080 poison to control predators in our national parks and freedom camping.


 This course includes 3 internal and 2 external Achievement Standards.

Where Does It Lead:

GEO301 and careers in resource management, planning, surveying, demographics and travel.

For further information see:
Mr Gilpin